Located on the south side of the River Thames is the Borough of Southwark and the area known as the South Bank. A South Bank & Southwark holiday is the ideal choice for those visitors who want to be within walking distance of many of London’s fantastic attractions but also want to be able to enjoy a quieter and easier pace of life in the capital. A South Bank & Southwark holiday rental apartment is a great base from which to explore the surrounding areas and comes with all of the mod-cons that you would expect to enjoy in a first-rate London hotel.
A South Bank & Southwark holiday will leave you exhausted as there is so much to see and do in these areas. For those who enjoy their leisure pursuits there are opportunities to indulge in activities such as walking, cycling, tennis, ice skating, swimming, fishing and roller blading. Some of the recommended attractions not to be missed in the areas are the Florence Nightingale Museum, the Sea Life London Aquarium, the London Eye, the Hayward Gallery, the 100 Black Men of London Museum and the Bramah Tea & Coffee Museum.
After soaking your feet in your comfortable South Bank & Southwark holiday rental apartment, you will find that there are many more great attractions to be found in the surrounding area. The Borough of Lambeth is approximately 10 minutes away from South Bank and is home to wonderful attractions such as the Imperial War Museum, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Museum and the Museum of Garden History.
If you are considering booking a wonderful South Bank & Southwark holiday rental apartment then you will be privy to some fantastic summer weather and cool winter weather. The warmest months of the year tend to be July and August when the temperature can reach as high as 30°C during the day. The winter months of December and January see the daytime temperature drop to around 8°C. The annual rainfall amount for the districts is 22 inches.
Travellers on a South Bank & Southwark holiday will likely land at Heathrow Airport (LHR) which is approximately 18 miles away from these districts. There are several airlines that have affordable, regular flights to the area including Aer Lingus, BMI and British Airways. Passengers can depart from several UK airports such as Belfast (BFS), Glasgow (GLA), Aberdeen (ABZ) Manchester (MAN) and Newcastle(NCL).
London will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with Olympics rentals on the Southbank and Southwark, you're right next to the sporting action.